Posted by Charles A. Jensen…
Politics on the Rocks is proud to announce our next networking event with Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane on Thursday, March 29th at 6:30 P.M. This event will take place at the Hooser Mansion located at 8038 E. Desert Cove Avenue in Scottsdale, Arizona. Special guests include United States Congressman David Schweikert, former Mayor & Paradise Valley Councilman Vernon Parker, State Representative Michelle Ugenti, and State Representative John Kavanagh. This is a free event; however, donations to the mayor are welcome. Valet parking is available out front, food and beverages are provided at the event. Prior to the general event, there will be a private VIP reception with Mayor Jim Lane beginning at 5:30 P.M. To RSVP for the private VIP reception click here: http://www.facebook.com/
Mayor W. J. “Jim” Lane served for four years on the Scottsdale City Council beginning in June 2004, and began his first term as Mayor in January 2009.
Mayor Lane served on the 2002 Scottsdale Fire & EMS Advisory Committee, which was convened to evaluate and make recommendations to the city regarding the desired level of fire and emergency medical services relative to cost.
His community service also includes six years on the Scottsdale Paradise Valley YMCA Board of Management. He chaired the 1999 Kids Campaign annual fund raising effort and is currently an emeritus board member.
Mayor Lane currently represents the city as a member of the Flinn Foundation Arizona Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee. He is the immediate past president and a member of the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association, a member of the Executive Committee of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns, and a member of the Maricopa Association of Governments Executive Committee, Regional Council, Vice-Chair of the Transportation Policy Committee, and Economic Development Committee. Mayor Lane also serves on the Scottsdale Leadership Advisory Board.
He came to Scottsdale from New Jersey in 1973 to take a position with KPMG (Peat Marwick), an international CPA firm. He worked as an Arizona CPA for twenty years with five of those years in public accounting as a financial statement auditor. He has since retired from his CPA career.
Mayor Lane has owned and operated businesses in construction, mining, computer technology, telecommunications and regional aviation. He currently owns the financial consulting company of Chatham Hill Group LLC. Mayor Lane is also an Adjunct Professor of Business and Accounting at Scottsdale Community College.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.
We are looking forward to seeing everyone on Thursday, March 29th 6:30 PM at the Hooser Mansion in Scottsdale.
Charles A. Jensen, President
Politics on the Rocks